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Calculating your Ford Focus stereo code is very simple. You only need a few minutes.
Find the serial number of the original radio on your Ford Focus. For help: where to find the serial number
Enter your Ford Focus radio serial number in the generator and smash the CALCULATE button, is that simple!
Your radio keycode and info about how to enter it are displayed on the page at the instant after you make the payment.
How to enter my Ford Focus radio code
Although it seems complicated, it is very easy to enter a Ford Focus stereo code.
- Turn your Focus radio ON and ensure you read 'CODE' on screen.
- Repeatedly press button 1 until you see the first digit of the code.
- Repeat the same process with the buttons 2, 3 and 4 for the rest of the code.
- Press the button 5 to submit the code. Your Focus radio should start working.
Ford Focus radio code reset
Save time and money by recovering the security code of your Ford Focus radio online.
Calculate the radio code for your Ford Focus car from the radio serial number. This serial appears on the radio screen by pressing the buttons 1 and 6 or on the case label, which is visible when removing the stereo unit. It is a simple process that only takes several minutes.
The Ford Focus code generator that we make available can calculate the keycode for any radio or navigation model as well as 6000 CD, Sony, Travelpilot and even Australian and African models manufactured by Sanyo and Panasonic. All you have to do is find the serial number; we will take care of the rest.Calculate my code
Popular radio models
Find the original security code for any type of audio unit made for Ford.
Ford Focus radio code 6000 CDIn the first version of this model manufactured from 1998 to 2004, 6000 CD RDS E-O-N is easily unlocked from serial number M. This series is found on the sticker on the radio box. In the second version, manufactured from 2006 to 2008, it is also possible to obtain the serial number V from the screen by pressing buttons 1 and 6. However, this does not work on all units until the last model manufactured from 2009 to 2015.
SonySony has made two types of radio for Ford vehicles. The first generation manufactured until 2006, CD132, C214 and C307 models comes with a M serial that you can only see on the radio sticker. The latest models, C3XX, C394 and C345, show the V serial also on the screen by pressing and holding buttons 1 and 6.
Sanyo, Panasonic and FMS AudioIn Australia, Asia and Africa, the manufacturer of the audio systems in Focus cars are FMS Audio, Sanyo and in some cases Panasonic. These stereos have a serial number of eight or fourteen digits, located on the case label.
3000, 4000 & 5000 RDSThese models are manufactured between 1996 and 2003, mostly for Europe but also for Australia. You can unlock it from the serial number, which always begins with M. To find this number, remove the stereo unit using the extraction keys and locate the top and side label.
The most common doubts based on what the people ask us by chat.
You can't reset the radio key-code for your Focus, but, you can retrieve the original code for it through this website from the unit serial number. For example, if you have a 2008 or newer model, you can find the serial on the radio screen by pressing button 1 and 6 for a few seconds. Find exact details on the page top section.
We charge 7.99 GBP to unlock a Focus radio code, however, if you need it and don't have one of the payment methods we accept or can't afford to pay, ask us in live chat for a free code.
You can unlock the key code for both Mk1 and Mk2 Focus models, such as Zetec, Ghia, C-Max, ST, LX. Most popular years 2006, 2007, 2009 and 2005.
You need a plastic tool and a screwdriver to remove your 2009 or newer navigation. Find how to do it in this Youtube video Remove Focus navigation
You need to remove the radio to find the serial for any radio model from 2004, 2003, 2002 or older and navigation units such as Travelpilot EX, FX and NX. The exception is 4500 RDS EON model, which displays the serial by pressing 2 and 6 buttons. Newer models, from 2005, 2006, 2007 or later, such as 6000 CD and Sony also displays the serial on the screen. See the exact information in Find my serial section.
Most of the times, this happens because the radio unit has been replaced and the code no longer matches. To solve this, you need to get the serial from the current radio and use it to unlock the new key code.
You can use the key code provided on this website every time you need it as it is the original code for your radio.
Retrieve the radio code for your Ford Focus 2006 from the serial number of the radio. You can find the serial number on the back label or in some cases, like the 6000 CD, on the screen. Once you have the serial number, use the generator on this page to calculate your security code.
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The serial number is a unique set of characters assigned to each Focus radio. It is the only way to identify a radio unit and calculate it's code.
The serial can be found on the case side label or in some cases, on the screen. To see the details, confirm if you have any of the models listed below or none.
To view the serial number on the screen, do the following:
- Turn on the radio so that you can read "Code". If you read "Enter code", see
- Press and hold buttons 1 and 6 for three seconds. With this, your unit starts scrolling different info for thirty seconds.
- The serial number is the last one shown and has this format: V plus six digits. Example: V100221.
Note If you cannot see your V plus 6 digits serial at last, that's because some units don't display it. In that case, see:
To find the serial number of your Sony:
- Turn on the radio
- Press and hold buttons 1 and 6 for several seconds to enter in service mode, time in which different info displays for 30 seconds.
- The serial number is displayed next to last, with this format: SOCD1XBV123456
The serial number of any Ford radio model can be found on the label attached to the radio box. To see this label, you must partially remove the radio.
How to remove:
All radios have four extraction holes at sides. These are designed for use with extraction keys that we can order on Amazon or eBay. However, we can also remove it using something like four nails or the wire of a crushed hanger. How to remove a radio without special tools
All 6000 CD units have their serial number written on the box label, which becomes visible when the radio is removed. To remove yours, you need the special removal keys, which you can find on Amazon or Ebay by searching for "6000 cd removal tools".
Once you have the keys, removing your stereo only takes a few seconds. How to extract 6000 cd radio
You can see the serial on the top and side label in this format: V or M plus six digits. Example: V002011 or M201000
- Turn on the radio so that you can read "Enter code"
- Press and hold buttons 1 and 6 for a few seconds
- The serial number appears on the screen like this: FDD2004V123456
- Turn on the radio
- Press and hold buttons 1 and 6
- Different information begins to appear. The serial number appears last in this format: V plus six digits. Example: V102021
Some units display the serial differently. In the last ten seconds, identify and copy the sequence that comes after "SN" and starts like this: "FDMCA1EV1234". Besides, the two digits (i.e. "56") that are visible in the sequence next are also necessary. The full serial number would look like this: FDMCA1EV123456